Harry L. Rex

Harry L. Rex

Harry L. Rex of Allegan, Michigan (formerly of Otsego) went to be with the Lord Monday, June 13, 2011 in Allegan. Mr. Rex was born December 1, 1928 in Otsego to Walter and Evelyn (Tyler) Rex and had been a lifelong resident of the area. Harry had worked for Pickett and Schreur and for Bill Smith Sand and Gravel retiring about 20 years ago. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, playing cards and wintering in Florida with his wife Peggy. On July 26, 1947 in Bryan, Ohio he was married to Ann ‘Peggy’ Reed, who preceded him in death in 2010.

Surviving are four children, Diane (John) Glessner, Mike (Margaret) Rex, Denise (Dave) Volker and Mark (Helen) Rex; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Howard Rex and Glen Rex; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife Peggy also preceding him in death were his parents, a great-granddaughter, Taylor Nicole Glessner, a great-grandson Troy Alexander Lee Bailey, a sister Marguerite and brothers Robert and Raymond.

Friends may meet with the family from 2-5 P.M. Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego and Friday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of service at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church of Otsego, Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Harry may be made to Wings Home, Wings of Hope Hospice or the Otsego United Methodist Church.

Messages of condolence may be left at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Bill & Brenda Standish says:

    Our deepest sympathy for the family. Harry’s bright wonderfull smile will always be a part of our memories. A great man that raised a great family.

  2. Linda & Fritz Spreitzer says:

    Knowing your family is very close, your Dad will surely be missed.
    We pray that God’s comfort, words of encouragement and memories shared will be a source of strength to you and your family.

  3. Sharon (Wedge) Mathieu says:

    Our deepest sympathy for the family. I have so many fond memories of endless summer fun on Pike Lake and our wonderful neighbors and friends the Rexs. We were so blessed and continued though out the years. As with Peggy so will Harry be greatly missed.

  4. Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal says:

    With my deepest sympathy to all of you. May God’s extra grace be with all of you in the days, weeks and years to come.

    In Christ’s love, Agnes

  5. brook glessner says:

    We all miss you Grandpa and i love you. I know you are safer and feeling much better in heaven now.

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